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Encourage a student to apply for the Raymond Ellis Memorial Award

March 23rd, 2022

The Awards Office is accepting applications for the Raymond Ellis Memorial Award (1 recipient of $500).

This award is named after Raymond Ellis who was killed in 2005 in a tragic case of mistaken identity. Raymond graduated from Social Science in 2001 and at the time of his passing was a local business man.

If you know a graduating Black Social Science student in good academic standing who aspires to have a career in business or as an entrepreneur and has a caring attitude toward others, please encourage them to apply through their My Dawson Portal (Omnivox)!

Application deadline: March 30, 2022.

For more information contact awards@dawsoncollege.qc.ca

If you would like to participate in one of our Awards Selection Committees please sign up here:

https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/awards-scholarships/awards-selection-committee-sign-up-form/


Do you know any outstanding students?

March 9th, 2022

The Awards Office is now accepting nominations for the following awards:

The Bruno Mital ‘B’ Positive Scholarship – 1 recipient of $ 1,000

This scholarship is named after Bruno Mital who was a graduate of the CRLT program at Dawson College and chairperson of the Dawson College Board of Governor’s for two years. It is designed to recognize a graduating student who has gone above and beyond to help their community, their fellow students, or the Dawson community, without seeking recognition.

The Paul Gallagher Award – 3 recipients of $500

This award, named after Dawson College’s first Director General, is given to up to three graduating students in recognition of their significant contribution to student life. The most important criteria are leadership, contribution to College life, and participation in student government, sports, or other college activities.

Please nominate through your Omnivox portal

Nomination deadline: March 30, 2022.

If you would like to participate in one of our Awards Selection Committees please sign up here.


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Chapeau! Les filles recognizes women studying in male-dominated fields

February 16th, 2022

The Quebec-sponsored program Chapeau! Les filles (Hats Off to You! in English) has been recognizing the academic pursuits and achievements of women in male-dominated fields for 26 years. The 2022 edition is underway with a call to candidates to apply by the March 4 deadline date. Female students enrolled full-time in one of the following…

Read more about: Nomination deadline for Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal is Dec. 9

Nomination deadline for Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal is Dec. 9

December 1st, 2021

The purpose of the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal is to recognize the involvement, determination and constant striving of Quebecers who have a positive influence in their community or the Québec nation. Dawson College can recommend up to two students. Faculty and staff members can nominate students to the Awards Office until 4 p.m. December 9. A selection…

Celebrating our Fall Awards Recipients

December 1st, 2021

We are proud to celebrate our Fall 2021 Awards cohort of 35 exceptional Dawson College students. Their involvement in student life, commitment to community service and determination to succeed at CEGEP enrich the Dawson community and make us hopeful about the future. Congratulations to our students! Thank you to all the donors, teachers and employees who make the awards possible.

Pictured: Radhika Khera, one of the 2021 recipients of the Aditya Youth Trust Fund Scholarship, with Academic Dean Rob Cassidy. In lieu of an Awards Ceremony, all recipients were invited in late November to have professional photos taken with the Academic Dean and pick up their awards and a small gift.

Click Read More to meet the other award recipients on our Awards Celebration Page featuring quotes and photos of each recipient. 


Do you know any outstanding students?

September 29th, 2021

Nominations are now open for the David Oliver Award – 1 recipient of $500

​​This award is offered by the Association of Dawson Professionals in memory of David Oliver. David was a beloved member of the Student Services staff who died at a young age and is fondly remembered by his colleagues and the students whose lives he touched. The award is given to a second- or third-year student in good academic standing, who shows great promise in leadership, and who best exemplifies a sense of responsibility and integrity within student activities.

Please nominate through Omnivox. Look for the link called Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships under the Student Services menu.

The nomination deadline is October 12, 2021.

If you would like to participate in one of our Awards Selection Committees, please sign up here:

https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/awards-scholarships/awards-selection-committee-sign-up-form/


Meet the awards recipients of Winter 2021

August 18th, 2021

Dawson College celebrates the award recipients of the Winter 2021 semester with a special website featuring photos and quotes. Thanks to everyone who supported our outstanding students. Click here to go to the Winter 2021 Award Recipients page.

If you would like to do something enjoyable and meaningful this semester, please volunteer to serve on an award selection committee for this Fall 2021 semester. The time commitment is about two to three hours.

Fill out this online form to volunteer for a selection committee: https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/awards-scholarships/awards-selection-committee-sign-up-form/


Dawson Blue, volunteer & activist Niice Gédéon receives Lieutenant Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal

May 4th, 2021

Maintaining high grades while playing for the Dawson Blues Division 1 women’s basketball team is an achievement that would make many students very proud. Dawson General Social Science student Niice Gédéon achieved that and much more and is now one of two Dawson students to be awarded the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal.

Click Read More for the homepage news story, which features an interview.


Hard-working student committed to social justice awarded Lieutenant Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal

May 4th, 2021

Within her first month of arriving at Dawson College, Enriched Health Science student Sara Boubekri had become a class representative and was recruiting students to join her efforts to support education for girls in developing countries.

Click Read More for the homepage news story, which features an interview.


Do you know any outstanding students?

February 23rd, 2021

The Awards Office is now accepting nominations for the following awards:

The Bruno Mital ‘B’ Positive Scholarship – 1 recipient of $ 1,000

This scholarship is named after Bruno Mital, who was a graduate of the CRLT Program at Dawson College and chairperson of the Dawson College Board of Governors for two years. It is designed to recognize a graduating student who has gone above and beyond to help their community, their fellow students, or the Dawson community, without seeking recognition.

The Paul Gallagher Award – 3 recipients of $500

This award, named after Dawson College’s first Director General, is given to up to three graduating students in recognition of their significant contribution to student life. The most important criteria are leadership, contribution to College life, and participation in student government, sports or other College activities.

Please nominate through the My Dawson College (Omnivox) portal. Nomination deadline: March 9, 2021.

If you would like to participate in one of our Awards Selection Committees please sign up here:

https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/awards-scholarships/awards-selection-committee-sign-up-form/


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